Beyoncé tore a leg muscle rehearsing dance moves with Destiny’s Child and her injury could delay some of the promotional work in support of the trio’s next album, according to a spokesperson.
The singer tore her right hamstring, one of the muscles at the back of the knee, while practicing Tuesday in Los Angeles for an upcoming TV special. “She overdid it,” said Columbia Records spokesperson Yvette Noel-Schure.
“We’re all keeping our fingers crossed that, because she’s young and healthy, it heals fast. There are a lot of things in place that we may have to shift. Not the album, which is finished, but side [appearances]. We’ll know more after a week,” Noel-Schure said.
As previously reported, “Destiny Fulfilled” is due Nov. 16 via Columbia. First single “Lose My Breath” rockets 12-7 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week.
Beyoncé was treated by a private sports-injury specialist. She is able to walk, but was advised to steer clear of dancing and other strenuous physical activity for about a week.
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